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Tokyo: Stocks jump 1.35% after Macron wins French presidency

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 08:29

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[TOKYO] Tokyo stocks rose 1.35 per cent at the start Monday after pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron swept his far-right rival Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election.

The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 263.31 points to sit at 19,709.01.

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